Providence vs Wisdom - What's the difference?

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Providence is a related term of wisdom.

As a noun providence

is .

As a proper noun wisdom is

(biblical) the wisdom of solomon, a book of the old testament and the hebrew tanakh.



Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • Divine care or direction, the will of God or the gods; fate
  • Any of several cities named for this force, particularly the capital of the American state of Rhode Island
  • wisdom


    (wikipedia wisdom)


  • (uncountable) An element of personal character that enables one to distinguish the wise from the unwise.
  • (countable) A piece of wise advice.
  • The discretionary use of knowledge for the greatest good.
  • The ability to apply relevant knowledge in an insightful way, especially to different situations from that in which the knowledge was gained.
  • The ability to make a decision based on the combination of knowledge, experience, and intuitive understanding.
  • (theology) The ability to know and apply spiritual truths.
  • * 1652 , , The Fame and Confe??ion of the Fraternity of…the Ro?ie Cro?s , pages 1–2 of the preface
  • Wi?dom …is to a man an infinite Trea?ure, for ?he is the Breath of the Power of God, and a pure Influence that floweth from the Glory of the Almighty; ?he is the Brightne?s of Eternal Light, and an undefiled Mirror of the Maje?ty of God, and an Image of his Goodne?s; ?he teacheth us Soberne?s and Prudence, Righteou?ne?s and Strength; ?he under?tands the Subtilty of words, and Solution of dark ?entences; ?he foreknoweth Signs and Wonders, and what ?hall happen in time to come.


    * sagacity * sapience


    * foolishness * folly

    Derived terms

    * conventional wisdom * pearl of wisdom * wisdom tooth

    See also

    * morality English words suffixed with -dom ----